Roberta Piper on Feb 17, 2015
Gorgeous sterling silver and black spinel earrings, much more beautiful than as shown in the picture.
Roberta Piper on Feb 17, 2015
Stunning custom made sterling silver and black spinel necklace, much more gorgeous than in the picture.
Marianne custom made these earrings for me using brass rings and ear wire that she antiqued. Beautiful work and exactly what I wanted.
Marianne custom made these earrings for me with brass loops and ear wire that she antiqued. They are beautiful!
Marianne custom made this pair of earrings for me using cobalt colored glass and sterling silver. Marianne's work is always beautiful and the earrings are gorgeous.
This is the second necklace Marianne has made to my specifications. It looks even lovelier on my neck than it does in the picture. She has bought several sizes of brass rings which she antiqued before making the necklaces and several pairs of earrings for me. If you like the look of brass or antiqued brass, Marianne will work with you to come up with jewelry you'll love. (BTW, I have never actually met Marianne; I know her only through her work and the messages she has sent me.)
These are earrings custom made to complement a custom made necklace. The metal Marianne used is brass that she antiqued at my request. Marianne and I sent messages (some of hers included pictures) back and forth until I decided what I wanted. The earrings and necklace are gorgeous.
I don't know how Marianne came up with the description "Shaggy Loops" for these earrings. They are elegant and hang gracefully. I love how they look, especially hanging from my ears.
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Additional policies and FAQs
Existing chainmaille jewelry usually can be customized to fit you. If you see a piece you like, but would prefer it in a different length/size, please convo me. Adjusting an existing piece may take several days to weeks, depending on the nature of the item and availability of materials. Unfortunately some very specialized pieces may not be customizable.
My jewelry is designed to last a life time if properly handled, stored, and cared for:
- Chainmaille is hardy and will stand up to many years of normal wear without requiring repair or adjustments.
- Never expose your jewelry to water, salt, sand, soap, detergents, cleaners, or harsh chemicals.
- Silver will ultimately succumb to tarnish - a trait that may be loved or loathed. To minimize tarnishing of my silver jewelry, it is cleaned, tumbled with stainless steel shot, and treated with a tarnish retardant. In addition, my jewelry is stored and sent in a plastic bag (with as little air in it as possible) containing a tarnish-retardant strip. This is the proper way to store you silver jewelry when it is not in use.
- Gemstones are generally fairly hardy, but require care and proper handling and storage. The means of incorporating gemstones into chainmaille jewelry may wear with time and may even require repair.
If your piece is ever in need of repair, I will do most simple repairs for free. More difficult repairs may incur a small fee. Please convo me to arrange this service.